The Center for Engineering and Industrial Development (CIDESI) in Querétaro, Mexico, purchased and installed an HIP system from Quintus Technologies. The HIP system performs hot isostatic pressing (HIP) of advanced materials for demanding applications, especially within the aerospace, automotive and energy industries. It has a work zone of 7.32 inches (186 mm) in diameter x 19.69 inches (500 mm) high, with an operating temperature of 2552°F (1400°C) and pressure of 207 MPa (30,000 psi).

CIDESI is one of Mexico’s top research organizations. It plays a key role in helping the country’s industry generate technological breakthroughs and educates the next generation of engineers.